Florida regulators voted to approve a new water quality standard Tuesday that will increase the amount of cancer-causing toxins allowed in Florida's rivers and streams under a plan the state says will protect more Floridians than current standards.
Florida regulators voted to approve a new water quality standard Tuesday that will increase the amount of cancer-causing toxins allowed in Florida's rivers and streams under a plan the state says will protect more Floridians than current standards. Miami Herald file photo
Florida regulators voted to approve a new water quality standard Tuesday that will increase the amount of cancer-causing toxins allowed in Florida's rivers and streams under a plan the state says will protect more Floridians than current standards. Miami Herald file photo

State regulators approve rule to allow higher levels of carcinogens in Florida water

July 26, 2016 05:42 PM